You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • Goldman in deal worth $1.2 billion over US bond claims
      WASHINGTON – Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S.
  • Rib Room building sold; eatery to remain
    The owner of the Rib Room, 1234 E. State Blvd., has sold the building that houses the restaurant to local real estate investors Matt, Kurt and Chris Henry, according to a statement Friday.
  • Yellen sees economy as hazy
    JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. – If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:

GM plant to convert landfill gas into electricity

GM has scored another first at its Allen County facility.

The truck assembly plant that was the first in the U.S. to be officially landfill free is now the first automotive plant in North America to operate a co-generation facility that converts landfill gas into electricity.

General Motors management and local elected officials cut the ribbon on the $11 million project today. Installation of four energy-generating engines began in November.

Projections call for GM to save $3.5 million a year in energy costs and prevent the annual release of 39,000 metric tons of CO2 gases – roughly equal to the emissions of 8,126 passenger vehicles, GM said in a news release.

The Detroit-based automaker also distributed $100,000 to 11 northeast Indiana nonprofits.

For more on this story, see Thursday’s print edition of The Journal Gazette or visit after 3 a.m. Thursday.